حلب

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See also: حلت‎, خلت, and ح ل ب

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Perhaps from the root ح ل ب(ḥ-l-b), coming from the ancient tradition that Abraham gave milk to travelers as they moved throughout the region.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

حَلَب (ḥalabm

  1. Aleppo (the capital city of Aleppo governorate, Syria)

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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ح ل ب(ḥ-l-b)

Verb[edit]

حَلَبَ (ḥalaba) I, non-past يَحْلُبُor يَحْلِبُ‎‎ (yaḥlubu or yaḥlibu)

  1. to milk
  2. (rare) to yield milk
  3. (rare) to grant milking, to assign an animal to milk
Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

حَلِبَ (ḥaliba) I, non-past يَحْلَبُ‎‎ (yaḥlabu)

  1. to be black
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Noun[edit]

حَلْب (ḥalbm

  1. verbal noun of حَلَبَ (ḥalaba) (form I)
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

حَلَب (ḥalabm

  1. verbal noun of حَلِبَ (ḥaliba) (form I)
  2. fresh milk
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Related to the milk-giving qualities of these plants, compare the Spanish name of the spurge lechetrezna; but possibly from Classical Syriac, ܚܰܠܒ݂ܳܐ(ḥalbā, milk), construct state ܚܠܷܒ(ḥăleḇ), also meaning “spurge” in compounds.

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Noun[edit]

حُلَّب (ḥullabm

  1. Flueggea tinctoria; Euphorbia aegyptiaca and Euphorbia granulata
Declension[edit]

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

حلب (halab)

  1. tin (container)
  2. tin plate

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic حَلَب(ḥalab).

Proper noun[edit]

حلب (Halab)

  1. Aleppo (the capital city of Aleppo governorate, Syria)